Mark E. Whitten, MD

Mark Whitten, MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist and Medical Director of Whitten Laser Eye. Dr. Whitten has practiced ophthalmology in the Washington, DC and Richmond, VA areas for more than 30 years, and has built a national reputation for excellence in eye care. He is one of only three surgeons in the country to have performed over 150,000 laser vision correction procedures. And he is the first surgeon in the DC area to perform the KAMRA procedure for reading vision correction.

Your eyes are in good hands with Dr. Whitten. Sports figures, celebrities and government officials have all chosen him as their eye surgeon. In fact, he has performed laser eye surgery, including LASIK, on:

– Six golf Masters Champions, including Tiger Woods
– Hundreds of golf professionals, such as Maryland native Fred Funk
– Sports champions such as Dorothy Hamil, Olympic Figure Skater; Bill Cowher, NFL Coach; Eliseo Salazar, Race Car Driver
– Numerous government officials, foreign dignitaries and celebrities

Whitten Laser Eye is a State-Of-The-Art Laser Vision Correction practice, performing LASIK, Cataract and KAMRA procedures. Dr. Whitten is a native of Richmond, VA. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Whitten completed his residency at the Washington National Eye Center at Washington Hospital Center. In addition, Dr. Whitten completed a rotating internship at Riverside Hospital in Newport News, VA. He went on to form a strong relationship with Georgetown University and Washington Hospital Center, training doctors for their residency programs.

In his free time, you can find Dr. Whitten fishing, sailing or on the golf course working on his swing. Dr. Mark Whitten personally understands how clear vision can enhance your quality of life, because he had his own laser vision correction procedure in 1995.


Whitten Laser Eye


37767 Market Drive

Charlotte Hall, MD 20622 USA

Telephone – 301-825-5755

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